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NEW YEAR MESSAGE FROM LIZ CAMERON, CHIEF EXECUTIVE, SCOTTISH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

[ 31-12-2010 ]

“As 2010 ends and 2011 begins, Scottish business is in a crucial phase.  The past year has seen our economy finally begin to recover after the longest, deepest recession in over half a century.  Business growth has returned but it is …

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WELCOME FALL IN SCOTTISH UNEMPLOYMENT

[ 15-12-2010 ]

Commenting on today’s Scottish unemployment figures, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:    “This news of a fall in Scottish unemployment is a welcome seasonal boost, particularly as it has broug…

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AMENDMENTS TO PREGNANT WORKERS DIRECTIVE COULD COST UK £3bn

[ 03-12-2010 ]

Scottish Chambers of Commerce, alongside its fellow chambers across Europe has called upon EU employment ministers to conduct a thorough assessment of the European Parliament’s amendments to the Pregnant Workers Directive.   Commenting ahe…

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INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT WELCOME BUT PUBLIC SPENDING NEEDS TO BE ABOUT DELIVERY

[ 17-11-2010 ]

Commenting on the Draft Scottish Budget, announced today by the Scottish Government, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   “There is much to welcome about this draft budget from an economic perspective, but…

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HIGHER THAN EXPECTED GROWTH IS WELCOME SHOT IN THE ARM FOR SCOTTISH ECONOMY

[ 20-10-2010 ]

Commenting on the news that Scottish GDP grew at the rate of 1.3% in the second quarter of 2010, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:    “The news that Scotland’s economy grew at a faster than exp…

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